The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Fat Client
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 115 109
Rank change year-on-year +20 -6  
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 5 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.28% 0.34% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 1.14% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £217 £298 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.18% +8.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £338 £275
% change year-on-year -33.33% +22.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +14.75% -27.38%  

Fat Client is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 511 699 735
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.22% 29.66% 29.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 380 348
Median daily rate £401 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.31% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 21
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.60 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £25.80 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Fat Client as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Fat Client in Berkshire

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Fat Client in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in Berkshire

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in Berkshire

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +3 3 £269 -9.73%
Reading - 2 £165 -
Fat Client
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 6 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Netcool
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Clustering
3 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (50.00%) Meridio
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) MS Access
3 3 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management

Fat Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (50.00%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Netcool
2 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Unicenter
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (16.67%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (16.67%) Netcool/Webtop
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
4 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Meridio
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Veritas
3 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos